category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

Gothic Limits/Gothic Ltd

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de.

Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd

10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association

University of Heidelberg, Germany

2nd - 5th August 2011

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
ywliuncku@gmail.com



Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Coffee-Talk: Italian Sociability and the Gendering of Space" ASECS 2011, Vancouver March 17-20 (proposals' deadline 09/28/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Zanini-Cordi
contact email: 
izaninicordi@fsu.edu

"Coffee-Talk: Italian Sociability and the Gendering of Space"
Irene Zanini-Cordi,
625 University Way,
Dept. Modern Languages and Linguistics,
Florida State U., Tallahassee, FL, 32306-1540;

Narrative is the Essence of History: The History of the Historical Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

The historical novel has had a very interesting history itself.

The Art of Villainy: Machiavelli and the Creation of the Fictional Villain

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Few political writers have had as much of an influence on literature as Niccolò Machiavelli.

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century: 28th-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Swann and James Smith, Keele University and University of Manchester
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’:
Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

Genealogies: Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

The Executive Committee of the Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce a call for papers.

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

Seeking Replacement Panelist for "Women's Voices in Poetry" at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference on 10/14/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm currently seeking a replacement presenter for a panel called "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Albuquerque.

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Performing the Book: Multimedia Histories of Early Modern Britain, Rutgers University

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Trudell, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
trudell@eden.rutgers.edu

Call for Graduate Student Papers

Performing the Book: Multi-Media Histories of Early Modern Britain

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

February 11, 2011

Historic Libraries in Context - The Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library: Past, Present and Future - 6-8 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster - Magee Campus
contact email: 
j.jarvis@ulster.ac.uk

Historic Libraries in Context
The Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library: Past, Present and Future
The University of Ulster – Magee Campus
6-8 June, 2011

[UPDATE] ‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

CFP DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2010

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

"Why Not Smollett?" ASECS 2011, Vancouver BC, March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
lkahan@iusb.edu

This panel will examine why Tobias Smollett has remained a fairly marginal figure in critical discourse, despite his influence and popularity during the period and his engagement with a range of topic

Teaching Global Romanticisms: Special Issue of Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. William Stroup
contact email: 
wstroup@keene.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons

Special Issue: Teaching Global Romanticisms

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

1 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University / Antwerp University
contact email: 
grimm@ua.ac.be

Call for papers
The translation and reception of Grimm’s fairy tales

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Food! The Conference! (CFP deadline Dec. 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association / CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference2011@gmail.com

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Food! The Conference!
March 18, 2011
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
Co-Chairs Alec Magnet and Jennifer Little

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

Panel at ACLA 3/31-4/3: Rhythm in Lyric, Literary theory, and Literary History

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
bg77@cornell.edu

The panel description can be found at http://www.acla.org/acla2011/?p=126 and below:

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

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